What’s Your Job, Direct Mail? Advice for Nonprofits

​The proliferation of marketing channels is something all practitioners deal with. Each nonprofit marketer needs to continually test and learn to best integrate and weave channels together. From customer journey maps to optimizing for different parts of the marketing...

Calendars are Useful for Clients, Smart for Your Brand

In a world of digital ads, smartphone apps and social media feeds, it’s getting more challenging to impress your audience in a memorable way. As much as people have adapted to today’s fast-paced electronic world, recent neuroscience studies show that the human brain...

Holiday List Ideas: Target Amazon Prime Users and More

The median direct mail response rate for prospect lists was 4.9% in 2018. This is significantly higher than in 2017 and the highest since the report started in 2003 (2018 ANA/DMA Response Rate Report).  If your business is looking to acquire new customers and...

Tips for Retention Marketing [Hint: We’ve Seen 15X ROI]

For most businesses, it’s more expensive to acquire new customers than it is to retain existing ones. If a prospect has responded to your acquisition marketing efforts in a positive way, and then made the effort to buy your products or sign up for your services,...

Unlimited Options: Creating Custom Direct Mail

Print advertising is a versatile medium that differs from other forms of advertising in one interesting way: your customers can physically touch and interact with your ad.While we offer many high-quality products that are proven to be effective, sometimes your...

Choosing Color in Direct Mail Design: Blue Edition

Our popular color series continues to show how thoughtful color choice can help your business break through the subconscious and avoid the conscious “no” of the consumer. Different hues for backgrounds, fonts, images and other design elements impact response rates for...